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Category: World News

1st lot of newly-built houses handed to Indian-origin people in Sri Lanka

Colombo: India Sunday handed over the first lot of houses built under a US$ 350 million project for Indian-origin people,…

US election officials worried as hackers break into EVMs

Las Vegas: Amid the growing debate over whether electronic voting machines (EVMs) are hackable or not, elections officials in the…

Scientists develop clothes that can ‘talk’ to devices

New York: Scientists at MIT have incorporated electronics into soft fabrics, potentially making it possible to produce clothing that communicates…

Rohingya return: Bangladesh, Myanmar to launch hotline

DHAKA: Bangladesh and Myanmar have launched a hotline at the Foreign Ministerial level to facilitate “ease of discussions” for the…

California, 19 other states file motion to block 3D-printed guns

LOS ANGELES: California has joined 19 other states in the US in officially suing the government to block the publication…

Protests continue against mosque demolition in China

BEIJING: Chinese state media has defended the planned demolition of a mosque in the country’s north west, saying that no…

Anti-govt corruption protests in Romania injure 440

VIENNA/BUCHAREST: Around 440 people, including 24 police officers, were injured during an overnight mass demonstration against government corruption in Bucharest,…

Yemen in shock after Saudi-led strike on bus kills 29 children

AFP   Dahyan The remains of victims and children’s clothing were strewn across a market in northern Yemen Friday, as…

In a 1st, divorced or widowed Hindu women in Pak allowed to remarry

PTI   Karachi For the first time, divorced or widowed Hindu women in Pakistan’s Sindh provincce have been allowed to…

Malaysia ex-PM Najib to face corruption trial in February

Kuala Lumpur Former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak’s trial on corruption charges related to a massive financial scandal that led…